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GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CRESHEIM CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.06622, -75.19670
40°03'58" N, 75°11'48" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CRESHEIM CREEK
Structure number:000000000039068
Old structure number:674007010001360 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CHESTNUT HILL 3369J10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1885
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Masonry [8]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,882 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:75.8 tons [68.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201493.2Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory9882
April 201293.1Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory9937
April 201092.6Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory11443
December 200892.6Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory11418
April 200823.8Structurally deficient-PoorSerious11370
December 200624.3Structurally deficient-PoorSerious10801
May 199457.7Not deficient-FairFair12509
August 199357.9Not deficient-FairFair12288
May 199257.9Not deficient-FairFair12288
January 199140.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory11727